This also means that while we’re extremely rested, we’re also slowly wasting away. Humans weren’t programmed to be confined for periods of time without doing much, so if you’re starting to get restless, it’s time to pull out an exercise mat and start getting physical.
The fitness world’s support for the pandemic has truly been overwhelming, and some are now opening their once-exclusive doors to the public virtually. These free workout streaming services are the best ways to pick up a new hobby, recalibrate the mind, and strengthen the body. Besides, what better way to while all the extra time away now than by finally getting started on those wellness goals.
You might be confined to your home but you don’t have to hang up your gi just yet. Evolve MMA continues to keep the fighting spirit well and alive by offering a full schedule of daily online sessions.
Fronted by some of the most elite coaches in the game, these videos are live-streamed from 9am to 9.15pm daily, and cover not only Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and boxing, but also its signature Warrior Fit class. Because it’s free of charge, this is really the best time to pick up basic tips from the comfort of your own home, especially if you’ve always been intimidated by martial art studios. Look out for the daily class schedule; the livestream happens on both Evolve’s Facebook page and Youtube channel.
Anyone who’s been to Ritual Gym will know how addictive its high-octane routine is. Now that the studio is temporarily closed due to the pandemic, its dedicated team will instead bring the famous 30-minute workout to your home instead with its Train-at-Home series.
The series showcases your favourite instructors bringing you through its signature classes in a home-friendly format, so you don’t lose all the progress you’ve made over the years. There will also be fresh routines added constantly, so you’ll never get bored.
To drive home the important message of staying fit and healthy during this time, Fitness First Singapore has launched its Fitness at Home workout series on Facebook Live.
Here, you can look expect some of the gym’s most popular instructors to take you through inspired iterations of popular classes, from the high-intensity Hardcore class to Les Mills routines. Those looking to get groovy will enjoy the occasional dance choreography session too. If you can’t find time for a full workout, its Facebook page’s daily Stay Home Stay Fit challenges are also a good way of getting some exercise in between Zoom calls and chores.
Under Armour makes working out from home possible too with a curated series of fuss-free home exercises by three of its ambassadors. If fast-paced, high-intensity routines are your jam, the Tabata session with Kelly Latimer will get you properly sweaty. Natalie Dau and Cheryl Loh’s targeted workouts also provide a well-rounded mix of moves that will get your muscles fired up.
More equipment-free tutorials with its ambassadors will be added in the upcoming weeks, so check back the Youtube channel regularly for fresh workout-from-home ideas.
Now that the brand has waived the monthly fee for its premium services indefinitely, you can look forward to checking off the over-hundred workouts within the Nike Training Club app. Nike continues its domination of the sports scene here by covering a massive spectrum across genres, and videos can range from a seven minute-long total-body desk stretch to a 45-minute core-burning workout.
Bonus points for the running training programs, wellness guidance, and nutrition tips within the app too. Fitness junkies looking for a good sweat can also refer to this handy guide here for not only a comprehensive guide to Nike’s workouts and wellness tips, but also for updated live-streaming workout schedules on Instagram.
Peloton might be well-versed in the art of conducting spin classes for the home, but its app is just as useful if you’re looking to access thousands of strength, boot camp and cardio workouts. To help with these tough times, the American exercise equipment company has extended its 30-day free trial period to 90 days, which can be signed up for through 30 April. Live studio workouts in New York City and London will also be broadcasted via the platform.